Non-equilibrium effects in a turbulent boundary layer due to the destruction of large eddies

  • K. S. Yajnik
  • M. Acharya
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 75)


A passive device was introduced in a turbulent boundary layer to destroy its large scale structure. Investigation revealed a marked increase in Clauser shape factor and decrease in skin friction. Relaxation characteristics as the boundary layer returns to equilibrium are discussed in the paper.


Test Section Skin Friction Turbulent Boundary Layer Momentum Thickness Turbulent Shear Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. S. Yajnik
    • 1
  • M. Acharya
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aeronautical LaboratoryBangaloreIndia

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